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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Idaho

What professions added the most jobs in Idaho? In this article we look into this issue from two angles. First we show the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014 (Table 1). Secondly we show the top 50 jobs that had the highest growth rate from year 2010 to 2014 (Table 2). The employment and salary information in Idaho is computed from data published by BLS [1] in May 2015.

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Idaho

Table 1 shows the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014, the total employment in Idaho increased from 594,750 to 628,140 with a net gain of 33,390. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive with 5,190 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of customer service representatives with 5,190 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
594,750
628,140 33,390 5.61% $30,240
2 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
5,470
10,660 5,190 94.88% $28,400
3 Customer Service Representatives
11,510
16,370 4,860 42.22% $24,480
4 Personal Care Aides
3,840
8,050 4,210 109.64% $19,170
5 Team Assemblers
4,030
6,750 2,720 67.49% $25,120
6 Waiters and Waitresses
9,180
11,450 2,270 24.73% $17,810
7 Retail Salespersons
19,540
21,800 2,260 11.57% $20,640
8 Cooks, Restaurant
3,880
5,590 1,710 44.07% $21,250
9 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
7,030
8,560 1,530 21.76% $22,010
10 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
10,240
11,430 1,190 11.62% $17,810
11 Cooks, Fast Food
3,340
4,520 1,180 35.33% $17,660
12 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
2,750
3,790 1,040 37.82% $23,350
13 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products
5,110
6,070 960 18.79% $42,060
14 Teacher Assistants
6,270
7,150 880 14.04% $19,730
15 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
180
1,030 850 472.22% $55,430
16 Rehabilitation Counselors
1,750
2,580 830 47.43% $38,970
17 Recreation Workers
840
1,620 780 92.86% $21,510
18 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood
560
1,290 730 130.36% $20,090
19 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
4,160
4,870 710 17.07% $23,440
20 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
1,720
2,430 710 41.28% $45,860
21 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
650
1,330 680 104.62% $51,430
22 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary
260
920 660 253.85% $44,210
23 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
1,150
1,780 630 54.78% $42,680
24 Network and Computer Systems Administrators*
1,080
1,660 580 53.70% $58,110
25 Accountants and Auditors
2,910
3,470 560 19.24% $53,750
26 Bartenders
2,250
2,800 550 24.44% $17,090
27 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
4,110
4,640 530 12.90% $18,660
28 Tellers
2,650
3,170 520 19.62% $23,220
29 Cashiers
14,830
15,340 510 3.44% $18,210
30 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
860
1,370 510 59.30% $33,170
31 Security Guards
1,930
2,430 500 25.91% $29,210
32 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
1,070
1,560 490 45.79% $45,630
33 Counter and Rental Clerks
1,250
1,730 480 38.40% $20,220
34 Receptionists and Information Clerks
4,750
5,230 480 10.11% $23,690
35 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
8,060
8,530 470 5.83% $30,600
36 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
290
750 460 158.62% $28,520
37 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
2,470
2,920 450 18.22% $20,660
38 Bill and Account Collectors
1,100
1,540 440 40.00% $30,230
39 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
830
1,270 440 53.01% $30,590
40 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
1,120
1,550 430 38.39% $26,560
41 Sewing Machine Operators
310
730 420 135.48% $19,370
42 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
250
660 410 164.00% $27,490
43 Residential Advisors
230
610 380 165.22% $21,440
44 Firefighters
1,670
2,040 370 22.16% $31,710
45 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
750
1,110 360 48.00% $50,930
46 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
1,170
1,530 360 30.77% $34,600
47 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders
130
490 360 276.92% $28,610
48 Medical Assistants
2,310
2,660 350 15.15% $28,660
49 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
670
1,020 350 52.24% $51,210
50 Order Clerks
870
1,220 350 40.23% $29,990

Table 2. 50 Jobs with Fastest Growth Rate

Table 2 shows the top 50 jobs that had the fastest growth rate from 2010 to 2014. We note that the profession that grew the fastest is the profession of health specialties teachers, postsecondary with a growth rate of 472.22%. It is followed by the profession of food and tobacco roasting, baking, and drying machine operators and tenders which grew by 276.92% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
180
1,030 850 472.22% $55,430
2 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders
130
490 360 276.92% $28,610
3 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary
260
920 660 253.85% $44,210
4 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners*
100
350 250 250.00% $34,820
5 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
100
280 180 180.00% $38,380
6 Residential Advisors
230
610 380 165.22% $21,440
7 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
250
660 410 164.00% $27,490
8 Fallers
110
290 180 163.64% $39,770
9 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
290
750 460 158.62% $28,520
10 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
130
310 180 138.46% $57,450
11 Sewing Machine Operators
310
730 420 135.48% $19,370
12 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary
130
300 170 130.77% $46,680
13 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood
560
1,290 730 130.36% $20,090
14 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
170
380 210 123.53% $21,210
15 Personal Care Aides
3,840
8,050 4,210 109.64% $19,170
16 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
190
390 200 105.26% $63,420
17 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
650
1,330 680 104.62% $51,430
18 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
190
380 190 100.00% $44,970
19 Special Education Teachers, Middle School
110
220 110 100.00% $46,890
20 Opticians, Dispensing
210
420 210 100.00% $28,090
21 Tile and Marble Setters
110
220 110 100.00% $34,670
22 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
110
220 110 100.00% $46,680
23 Motorcycle Mechanics
110
220 110 100.00% $29,910
24 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
5,470
10,660 5,190 94.88% $28,400
25 Recreation Workers
840
1,620 780 92.86% $21,510
26 Physical Scientists, All Other
100
190 90 90.00% $
27 Family and General Practitioners
340
640 300 88.24% $
28 Human Resources Managers
300
560 260 86.67% $79,320
29 Word Processors and Typists
150
280 130 86.67% $28,000
30 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
110
200 90 81.82% $30,390
31 Glaziers
260
470 210 80.77% $30,780
32 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
190
340 150 78.95% $34,420
33 Parking Lot Attendants
140
240 100 71.43% $18,050
34 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
100
170 70 70.00% $31,480
35 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
130
220 90 69.23% $50,170
36 Education Teachers, Postsecondary
190
320 130 68.42% $38,510
37 Team Assemblers
4,030
6,750 2,720 67.49% $25,120
38 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
310
510 200 64.52% $32,780
39 Dental Laboratory Technicians
220
360 140 63.64% $34,640
40 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
290
470 180 62.07% $28,400
41 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
210
340 130 61.90% $42,850
42 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
200
320 120 60.00% $55,570
43 Surgical Technologists
450
720 270 60.00% $40,200
44 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
860
1,370 510 59.30% $33,170
45 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
490
780 290 59.18% $52,010
46 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation
170
270 100 58.82% $30,040
47 Home Appliance Repairers
170
270 100 58.82% $33,820
48 Optometrists
140
220 80 57.14% $67,090
49 New Accounts Clerks
230
360 130 56.52% $26,850
50 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
1,150
1,780 630 54.78% $42,680

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